Planta sapiens : the new science of plant intelligence / Paco Calvo with Natalie Lawrence.
Book | W.W. Norton & Company | 2023 | First American edition.
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First American edition.
285 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
"Decades of research document plants' impressive abilities: they communicate with one another, manipulate other species, and move in sophisticated ways. Lesser known, however, is the new evidence that plants may actually be sentient. Although plants may not have brains, their microscopic commerce exposes a system not unlike the neuronal networks running through our own bodies. They can learn and remember, possessing an intelligence that allows them to behave in adaptive, flexible, anticipatory, and goal-directed ways"-- Provided by publisher
Includes bibliographical references (pages 229-270) and index.
Introduction: putting plants to sleep -- Seeing plants anew. Plant blindness ; Seeking a plant's perspective ; Smart plant behaviour -- The science of plant intelligence. Phytonervous systems ; Do plants think? ; Ecological cognition -- Bearing fruit. What is it like to be a plant? ; Plant liberation ; Green robots -- Epilogue: the hippocampus-fattening farm.
Reproduction of (manifestation): Calvo, Paco. Planta sapiens. London : The Bridge Street Press, 2022 9780349128443